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Bread Recipe 1 from Mark De Levie

I have achieved my first good loaf of bread (after many trials):

Dry Ingredients:

2 cups organic soy flour
6 tablespoons organic flax seeds, ground to a fine meal
5 tablespoons yeast
1.5 tablespoons organic wheat gluten
Wet ingredients:
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1.5 cups tepid water

Mix the dry ingredients together, then add the oil and water.  Oil a bread pan with virgin olive oil, then spread the mix into the bread pan.  Set in a sunny window or some other warm place to rise.  Once during rising, press down in several places to collapse the larger CO2 bubbles, then return to warm spot for more rising.  Bake in 350F oven for 35-40 minutes.

The resulting loaf has a beautiful dark-brown crust, is light brown inside, has a very nice nutty flavour (you taste the flax more than the soy).  It's quite dense, and holds its shape when sliced as thin as 1/4".  This isn't wonder bread.  I sliced it into 16 slices of about 3/8".

Nutrition counts:

Soy flour, 2 cups - cal 742, prot 58, carb 60, fat 36, fiber 16
Flax seeds, 6 tbsp. - cal 280, prot 10, carb 22, fat 20, fiber 12
Yeast - still need data for yeast -- anyone?
Wheat gluten, 1.5 tbsp - cal 44, prot 10, carb  1, fat 0, fiber 0
Olive oil, 4 tbsp. - cal 480, prot 0, carb 0, fat 56, fiber 0

Totals:   cal 1550, prot 78, carb 83, fat 112, fiber 28 - effective carb count 55g per loaf, 3.5 g carb per slice, 97 calories per slice.